Judges 1:20
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New American Standard Bible
Then they gave Hebron to Caleb, as Moses had promised; and he drove out from there the three sons of Anak.

King James Bible
And they gave Hebron unto Caleb, as Moses said: and he expelled thence the three sons of Anak.

Darby Bible Translation
And Hebron was given to Caleb, as Moses had said; and he drove out from it the three sons of Anak.

World English Bible
They gave Hebron to Caleb, as Moses had spoken: and he drove out there the three sons of Anak.

Young's Literal Translation
And they give to Caleb Hebron, as Moses hath spoken, and he dispossesseth thence the three sons of Anak.

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Library
Beth-El. Beth-Aven.
Josephus thus describes the land of Benjamin; "The Benjamites' portion of land was from the river Jordan to the sea, in length: in breadth, it was bounded by Jerusalem and Beth-el." Let these last words be marked, "The breadth of the land of Benjamin was bounded by Jerusalem and Beth-el." May we not justly conclude, from these words, that Jerusalem and Beth-el were opposite, as it were, in a right line? But if you look upon the maps, there are some that separate these by a very large tract of land,
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

The Place of the Old Testament in Divine Revelation
[Sidenote: Advent of the Hebrews] Modern discovery and research have demonstrated that the truth revealed through the Babylonians and with less definiteness through the people of the Nile was never entirely lost. Such a sad waste was out of accord with the obvious principles of divine economy. As the icy chill of ceremonialism seized decadent Babylonia and Egypt, there emerged from the steppes south and east of Palestine a virile, ambitious group of nomads, who not only fell heir to that which
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament

Cross References
Joshua 10:36
Then Joshua and all Israel with him went up from Eglon to Hebron, and they fought against it.

Joshua 14:9
"So Moses swore on that day, saying, 'Surely the land on which your foot has trodden will be an inheritance to you and to your children forever, because you have followed the LORD my God fully.'

Joshua 14:13
So Joshua blessed him and gave Hebron to Caleb the son of Jephunneh for an inheritance.

Joshua 15:14
Caleb drove out from there the three sons of Anak: Sheshai and Ahiman and Talmai, the children of Anak.

Judges 1:10
So Judah went against the Canaanites who lived in Hebron (now the name of Hebron formerly was Kiriath-arba); and they struck Sheshai and Ahiman and Talmai.

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